Re: BBC Sound Archives
"Richard Ranft bt openworld" richard6054
Sun Sep 2, 2007 9:30 am ((PDT))
the recording you heard of the first bird song ever recorded is a caged
Common Shama (Copyschus malabaricus) that Ludwig Koch, in 1889 at the age of
eight, recorded on the Edison cylinder machine that his father had bought
him at the local Leipzig fair.
You can read more about Ludwig Koch here:
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